The search for alternatives to standard lawn care and associated negative environmental effects must combine common-sense solutions and look at the real benefits of synthetic turf.
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We have collected nearly 50 tips and tricks for how to make your home more energy efficient. Tips for kitchen, bathroom, bedroom & beyond!
The importance of properly insulating your home should be quite apparent at this point. Creating so-called thermal barriers in the home to keep heat from moving from one place to another can save a lot of money on heating and cooling costs as well as help keep living and working spaces more comfortable.
We live in the information age, where it seems that almost anything can be found by simply typing a few words into a Google search, but did you ever stop to think of how much that convenience might actually be costing you? The answer might surprise you. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) computers […]
Home improvement comes in many forms. Here at GreenLivingIdeas, we aim to deliver good quality ideas for greening (which we definitely believe means improving!) your home. Greening your home has a plethora of benefits. First, you pay less in utilities. By cutting your carbon footprint, it feels good, but it also means you are a […]
Getting hangovers is so fun…until you have one. Then, it’s just hell. Here are the best natural home remedies for that pounding head, queasy stomach, wretching gut, blurry vision, and ears that just won’t…stop…ringing! There are some common elements to a hangover, whether it comes from too much beer, too much whiskey, too much wine, […]
A few years ago, Eco Karen created this great post about easy ways to ensure that your bedroom, where we spend about a third of our lives, is as healthy as possible. As your spring cleaning gets underway, it seems like a good time to revisit this important topic! Though we often think of our […]
Much information is being shared about carcinogens in everyday items such as formaldehyde, nitrobenzene and methylene chloride. Instead of feeling shocked and perplexed by the toxicity you are involuntary living in, you can take a few simple actions to rid your home of many cancer-causers and ensure a healthy environment for you and your family.
Composting toilets are easy, green, and don’t smell bad!
Until recently, nobody suspected there could be anything like indoor air pollution. With the development of technology and the better insulation of buildings in the past decades to save heating costs and to conserve energy, the air indoors gradually grew more stagnant allowing for common household pollutants to accumulate and in turn affect our health.
There’s nothing more pleasing than driving through an established neighborhood and taking in the architectural scenery and the manicured lush landscape. Old homes with vines growing up the walls – it’s all so charming. Even a basic ranch house can look like a million bucks with a creeping fig growing up its walls. Greening a […]